PHEAA Academic Progress Policy

PHEAA Academic Progress Policy

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) requires that students make satisfactory academic progress for each academic year (Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring) during which the State Grant was received.

Examples of how PHEAA's academic progress policy is implemented at Millersville University.

Ex 1.

Full-Time Fall Semester

Full-Time Spring Semester

Must earn 24 new credits

(12 credits per semester)

Ex 2.

Part-Time Fall Semester

Part-Time Spring Semester

Must earn 12 new credits

(6 credits per semester)

Ex 3.

Full-Time Fall Semester

Part-Time Spring Semester

Must earn 18 new credits

Ex 4.

Full-Time Summer Term

Full-Time Fall Semester

Full-Time Spring Semester

Must earn 36 new credits

Ex 5.

Part-Time Summer Term

Full-Time Fall Semester

Full-Time Spring Semester

Must earn 30 new credits

 (return to the previous page)

Repeated Courses

Repeated courses where credits were previously earned CANNOT be counted.

Previously earned letter grades = A, B, C, D

Previously failed credits CAN be counted.

Previously failed letter grades = F, W, Z

(return to the previous page)

Transfer Students

Please make sure that our Registrar's Office has your latest transcript from your previous institution.

Official transcripts should be mailed to the following address:

Registrar's Office    

Millersville University

P.O. Box 1002

Millersville, PA  17551

(return to the previous page)

Did not make satisfactory academic progress?

Students may request an exception when they fail to meet the required number of credits to satisfy PHEAA's academic progress policy.

The student must report the medical condition, family illness, or other extenuating circumstance that contributed to the failure of credits.

 2016 - 2017 Academic Progress Exception Form

 Note: PHEAA's appeal process is entirely different than Millersville University's Federal appeal process.

(return to the previous page)